• Short Summary

    King Taufa Ahau Tupou and Queen Mata'aho of Tonga received a warm and colourful welcome when they arrived at New Delhi airport on Wednesday (18 February) to begin a six-day State visit to India.

  • Description

    King Taufa Ahau Tupou and Queen Mata'aho of Tonga received a warm and colourful welcome when they arrived at New Delhi airport on Wednesday (18 February) to begin a six-day State visit to India.

    India's Prime Minister India Gandhi, President Fakhruddin Ahmed and several senior Cabinet Ministers were on hand to greet the South Pacific monarchs.

    The King and Queen were presented with garlands and bouquets before adjourning to the airport terminal and an official reception.

    Later on Wednesday the King began the business side of his tour with meetings at India's Presidential Palace.

    The first round of talks was with President Ahmed, and then King Taufa held discussions with Mrs Gandhi.

    During his visit, King Taufa will concentrate on strengthening ties between Tonga and India.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5TE3OM6QECHSR34QRPTQ3WNDQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5TE3OM6QECHSR34QRPTQ3WNDQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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